Dave LaPoint

David Jeffrey LaPoint

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: July 29, 1959 in Glens Falls, NY
High School: Glens Falls HS (Glens Falls, NY)
Drafted
by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1980 (Age 21)
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Yankees/WhiteSox/Giants/Padres/... 1980-1991
Agents: Bob Gilhooley,Jim Bronner [*]
Final Game: April 20, 1991 (Age 31)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1980 MIL AL 20 P 5 3 0 15.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.86 1.84 4 0 0% 35% 0
1981 STL NL 21 P 3 2 0 10.2 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.53 1.00 .960 1.94 1.97 1 0 0% 33% 0
1982 STL NL 22 P 42 21 0 152.2 16 2 13 1 0 .938 0.88 0.36 .952 1.96 1.97 20 5 20% 32% 2 RoY-8
1983 STL NL 23 P 37 29 1 191.1 35 11 24 0 1 1.000 1.65 0.95 .952 1.92 1.91 9 8 47% 33% 2
1984 STL NL 24 P 33 33 2 193.0 26 2 23 1 4 .962 1.17 0.76 .954 1.88 1.87 19 10 34% 31% 0
1985 SFG NL 25 P 31 31 2 206.2 32 8 23 1 1 .969 1.35 1.00 .953 1.92 1.92 21 9 30% 30% 1
1986 TOT MLB 26 P 40 12 0 129.0 22 5 16 1 2 .955 1.47 0.53 .956 1.88 1.89 6 5 45% 34% 0
1986 DET AL 26 P 16 8 0 67.2 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.33 0.63 .957 1.84 1.81 5 4 44% 34% 0
1986 SDP NL 26 P 24 4 0 61.1 12 3 8 1 1 .917 1.61 0.46 .955 1.94 1.94 1 1 50% 32% 0
1987 TOT MLB 27 P 20 14 2 98.2 29 2 26 1 0 .966 2.55 1.40 .955 1.85 1.84 5 5 50% 31% 1
1987 STL NL 27 P 6 2 0 16.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.69 0.50 .953 1.91 1.90 0 0 0
1987 CHW AL 27 P 14 12 2 82.2 26 2 23 1 0 .962 2.72 1.79 .955 1.84 1.82 5 5 50% 31% 1
1988 TOT MLB 28 P 33 33 2 213.1 32 7 24 1 1 .969 1.31 0.94 .959 1.82 1.82 16 5 24% 31% 1
1988 CHW AL 28 P 25 25 1 161.1 19 2 16 1 1 .947 1.00 0.72 .961 1.78 1.77 12 3 20% 31% 1
1988 PIT NL 28 P 8 8 1 52.0 13 5 8 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.63 .955 1.96 1.96 4 2 33% 29% 0
1989 NYY AL 29 P 20 20 0 113.2 12 2 10 0 1 1.000 0.95 0.60 .960 1.87 1.85 7 4 36% 31% 0
1990 NYY AL 30 P 28 27 2 157.2 31 6 23 2 3 .935 1.66 1.04 .953 1.78 1.76 10 9 47% 34% 4
1991 PHI NL 31 P 2 2 0 5.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 3.60 1.00 .953 1.80 1.85 3 0 0% 33% 0
12 Seasons P 294 227 11 1486.2 241 46 186 9 13 .963 1.40 0.79 .955 1.88 1.88 121 60 33% 32% 11
12 Seasons TOT 294 227 11 1486.2 241 46 186 9 13 .963 1.40 0.79 .955 1.88 1.88 121 60 33% 32% 11
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1980 MIL AL 20 P
1981 STL NL 21 P
1982 STL NL 22 P
1983 STL NL 23 P
1984 STL NL 24 P
1985 SFG NL 25 P
1986 DET AL 26 P
1986 SDP NL 26 P
1987 STL NL 27 P
1987 CHW AL 27 P
1988 CHW AL 28 P
1988 PIT NL 28 P
1989 NYY AL 29 P
1990 NYY AL 30 P
1991 PHI NL 31 P
12 Seasons P
12 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1980 MIL AL 20 5 3 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 STL NL 21 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 STL NL 22 42 21 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 STL NL 23 37 29 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 STL NL 24 33 33 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 SFG NL 25 31 31 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 SDP NL 26 24 4 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 DET AL 26 16 8 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 CHW AL 27 14 12 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 STL NL 27 6 2 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 CHW AL 28 25 25 0 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 PIT NL 28 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 NYY AL 29 20 20 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 NYY AL 30 28 27 0 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 PHI NL 31 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Seasons 294 227 186 294 294 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1980 MIL AL 20 75 83% 19% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 STL NL 21 45 87% 29% 3 100% 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1982 STL NL 22 656 84% 27% 13 92% 0 2 0 2 14 10 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 75%
1983 STL NL 23 832 80% 22% 24 92% 0 11 0 9 24 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 100%
1984 STL NL 24 827 81% 30% 23 96% 0 2 0 2 23 16 4 1 0 1 0 1 4 4 4 0 1 100%
1985 SFG NL 25 886 82% 30% 22 100% 1 8 3 4 21 16 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 100%
1986 SDP NL 26 274 78% 29% 11 82% 0 3 0 3 9 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 6 83%
1986 DET AL 26 314 81% 31% 8 100% 0 2 0 2 8 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 100%
1987 CHW AL 27 341 81% 33% 24 92% 0 2 0 2 23 20 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 75%
1987 STL NL 27 78 87% 41% 3 100% 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1988 CHW AL 28 677 84% 36% 17 94% 0 2 0 1 16 11 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 75%
1988 PIT NL 28 215 90% 35% 9 100% 2 4 0 3 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 NYY AL 29 524 83% 31% 12 67% 0 3 0 3 9 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 67%
1990 NYY AL 30 694 85% 33% 24 79% 1 6 0 5 23 13 3 2 0 0 2 2 3 2 3 0 12 67%
1991 PHI NL 31 32 78% 19% 2 100% 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
12 Seasons 6470 82% 30% 195 91% 4 46 4 36 185 131 19 9 0 4 5 7 13 10 11 2 52 83%
MLB Averages 81% 29% 92% 88%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1983 NL  1.000 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1980 AL  born 1959-07-29 (10th)

                           

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